House File 2308: Abolishes Two Homeschool Options and Parent-taught Driver Education

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Last Updated: March 10, 2014
House File 2308: Abolishes Two Homeschool Options and Parent-taught Driver Education
Sponsors:
Representatives Ako Abdul-Samad (D-Des Moines), Marti Anderson (D-Des Moines), Vicki S. Lensing (D-Iowa City), Jerry A. Kearns (D-Keokuk), Phyllis Thede (D-Bettendorf), Bruce Bearinger (D-Oelwein), Patrick Murphy (D-Dubuque), Sharon S. Steckman (D-Mason City), Patti Ruff (D-McGregor), Chris Hall (D-Sioux City), Dave Dawson (D-Sioux City), Cindy Winckler (D-Davenport), Bruce L. Hunter (D-Des Moines), Mary Mascher (D-Iowa City), Curt Hanson (D-Fairfield), Dennis M. Cohoon (D-Burlington), Ruth Ann Gaines (D-Des Moines), Frank Wood (D-Eldridge).
Summary:

Last year the Iowa legislature created parent-taught driver education and—to reduce red tape—two new homeschool options: Independent Private Instruction and private instruction without filing Form A. This bill would repeal all those good changes and bring back the era of red tape.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time

Please email all the sponsors and ask them to withdraw their support for HF 2308. See details in the e-lert below.

Status:

2/18/2014 - Introduced, Referred to House Education Committee.

02/21/2014 - Bill did not make it out of committee before funnel date, and is now dead.

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HSLDA E-lert, Feb. 21, 2014: "Please Act to Protect New Homeschool Options"